First ever Swiss Surfing Week scheduled

March 17, 2008 | Surfing

Swiss Surfing Week

The Swiss Surfing Association in collaboration with is excited to announce the first ever Swiss surfing week.

It is thought as a low priced possibility for landlocked Swiss surfers of all abilities to be at the ocean and have a good time in a relaxed environment.

The Swiss Surfing Week will take place from the 22nd to the 28th of September in Vieux Bouceau on the Atlantic coast in France.

The Quiksilver Pro surfing contest in Hossegor which is at the same time and the best swell period of the year makes this stretch of coast the Mecca of European surfers for a couple of weeks.

All details concerning registration, arrival, lodging, prices and so on will be soon published on our website. Spots are limited and first come first serve so don’t miss it.

XI Swiss Surfing Championships 2008
The last 4 days of the Swiss Surfing Week will be the waiting period of the Swiss Surfing Championships 2008. Like every year surfers in the divisions surf open, surf ladies, longboard and bodyboard will show their abilities in the only all Swiss surf contest.

But not only competitiveness but also to have fun and to gain experience are the reasons to take part in this event. Cool giveaways are waiting for the participants as well as the possibility to qualify for the Swiss Surfing Team and go to the ESF Eurosurf 2009. Terms and conditions of participation and online registration forms will soon be on our website.

Swiss Surfing Association SSA general assembly (GV)
The annual GV of the SSA will take place on the 11.7.2008 in Zürich. All SSA members are cordially invited to take part. If you want to put an item on the agenda please contact us. Remember that this has to be done at least 4 weeks prior to the GV. After the assembly there surely will be time to have a beer together and catch up.

World Surfing Games 2008
Last but not least the WSG will take place this year in Costa da Caparica in Portugal and will last from the 9th to the 20th of October. Over the last years the Swiss Surfing Team managed to get better results each time, and is now placed in the middle range of the competing countries. Not bad for a landlocked nation, let's keep it up!

Source: Swiss Surfing Association

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